Victoria Advocate from Victoria, Texas on March 8, 1986 · 19
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Victoria Advocate from Victoria, Texas · 19

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Kimball, Amarillo In Final ' By JACK KEEN ER Associated Press Writer AUSTIN Behind H second-half points by Brant Capps, Amarillo overcame a five-point halftime deficit to beat Austin Johnston 57-43 Friday night to advance into Saturday's Class 5A championship game. In the other 5A semifinal, Leonard Perry scored 32 points and his cousin Andrea Perry made two free throws with no time on the clock in overtime as Dallas Kimball edged Houston Wheatley 53-51. In the Class 2A semifinals, Morton ran past Grandview 87-69 and Dripping Springs withstood fourth quarter pressure to defeat Gladewater Sabine 55-48. The Rams, who were averaging 74 points a game coming into the semifinal, suffered a cold spell in the third quarter when they hit just four of 15 shots while Amarillo outscored them 17-8 for a 39-36 lead. The Sandies, making their first appearance in the tournament since 1948, padded the score in the fourth quarter while holding Johnston to just two field goals. Sammy Simpson led Amarillo with 16 points. Sherman Ray added 12 points and 11 rebounds. Johnston's Jason Shead scored seven of Johnston's first nine points to get the Rams off to a 17-10 lead at the end of the first quarter. He finished with 14 points, followed by-George Walker with 12 points. In 5A, Leonard Perry banked in a 12-foot shot on the run with four seconds left in regulation play to tie the Kimball-Wheatley game 51-51. Andrea Perry was fouled by James Marshall as the buzzer sounded ending the three-minute overtime. He made both free throws. Willie Williams, a 6-foot-7 tight end in football who has accepted a scholarship from Louisiana State, led Wheatley with 12 points and raked in 18 rebounds Cum bo and Isiah Davis each had 11 points for Wheatley, which had won five state basketball titles The game was Kimball's first in the tournament. Morton set a record-breaking scoring pace in the first half for a 50-27 lead and coasted in the second half to gain a shot at its, fourth state basketball championship. Morton led by as much as 30 points late in the third quarter but missed out on the 2A scoring record of 92 points in a single game. Jerry Joyce scored 20 points at halftime for Morton and finished with 24 as Coach Tony Mauldin substituted freely among 10 players Jimmy Moore scored 22 for Morton, and Keith Hawkins, an- all-tournament choice last year when Morton lost in the finals, had 17. Grandview was its own worst enemy, trying to play a running game with Morton and committing 30 turnovers, which Morton converted into 31 points. Gerald Washington scored 31 points for Grandview, which actually outscored Morton in the second half and at the free throw line 15-1. Pat Leonard also had 31 points for Dripping Springs, which took advantage of poor free throw shooting by Sabine to gain the 2A finals in its first tournament appearance. Dripping Springs led only 49-48 with 1:36 left in the game but scored its last six points on free throws. Sabine's Ronnie Davis missed two one-and-one free throw situations and teammate Brad Baker also missed the first of a one-and-one in the final 1:36. Sabine scoring leader Charles Boyd, who tossed in 27 points, fouled out with 14 seconds remaining and Leonard made both free throws to clinch the victory. Mike Escobar of Dripping Springs with 10 points was the only other player in double figures for either team as Dripping Springs outshot Sabine 60 percent to 35.8 percent. fZ PRICE- ON BOOTS AND BELTS EVERY THURSDAY. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AT: THE CATTLEMAN i SPECIAL ON ROPER BELTS NOW 72 PRICE. Reg. '39.98 OVER 100 PAIR OF ROPERS FROM 60.00 BOOTS FROM 40.00bELTS FROM '4.00 SPECIAL ... KID'S STRAW HATS. NOW 5.98 CATTLEMAN WESTERN STORE HOURS: 207 N. WELLS 8:30-5:3U ,aa m 782 - THURS.. FRL & SAT. I O- 7 . T errapims UpsetNorth" Carolina GREENSBORO, N.G. (AP) -Unranked Maryland, behind 21 points from Jeff Baxter and 20 from Len Bias, beat fourth-ranked North Carolina 85-75 Friday and joined top-ranked Duke, sixth-rated Georgia Tech and Virginia in the semifinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference basketball tournament. The Terrapins will face Georgia Tech, which ran away from Clemson for a 79-61 victory in the opening game of the evening session. In the daytime doubleheader, Duke held off Wake Forest 68-60 and Virginia nipped 20th-ranked North Carolina State 64-62. Big East NEW YORK (AP) - Rafael Addison made 7-of-8 free throw attempts in overtime to lead No. 8 Syracuse to a 75-73 victory over No. 14 Georgetown Friday night and put the Orangemen in the championship game of the Big East Conference tournament. Syracuse, 25-4, will play St. John's, a 75-64 winner over Villanova, in Saturday night's title game. Regulation ended in a 65-65 tie after Georgetown's David Wingate hit a jumper with nine seconds remaining. In overtime, Addison and Rony Seikaly each hit two free throws to put Syracuse up 69-65, but Reggie Williams made two steals for Georgetown, one leading to a goal of his own and the other setting up Wingate for two free throws. Addison hit four more free throws, and Dwayne "Pearl" Washington had one foul shot for a 74-69 Syracuse lead with 14 seconds left. Georgetown cut it to 74-73 on goals by Michael Jackson and Wingate. After Win-gate's goal, Georgetown called timeout with one second left, despite having no timeouts remaining. Addison, who had been in a month-long shooting slump, hit one of two technicals for the final margin. Georgetown, which had won the previous two Big East tournament titles, fell to 23-7. The score was tied eight times in the second half before the Orangemen went on a 7-0 run. Addison scored twice and Howard Tnche had a goal and a free throw for a 58-51 advantage. Georgetown twice cut the margin to two points on 18-foot jumpers by Jackson, the last one cutting the deficit to 65-63. Seikaly missed the front end of a 1-and-l with 30 seconds left before Georgetown forced the game into overtime. Georgetown led 35-34 at halftime. Washington, who missed a jumper with four seconds left in regulation, topped the Orange with 21 points. Addison had 15, Triche 13 and Seikaly. and Wendell Alexis had 11 each Reggie Williams, who fouled out with 1:20 left in overtime, and Wingate led the Hoyas with 18 points each, w hile Jackson had 14. Georgetown played for the second straight game without starting guard Horace Broadnax, who has a strained back. Fifth-ranked St. John's, led by-Walter Berry's 29 points and 14 rebounds, defeated Villanova to set up a showdow n with No. 8 Syracuse for the Big East Conference tournament title. The victory was the 400th in 18 seasons for Redmen Coach Lou Carnesecca St John's. 29-4. led 32-24 at halftime and pulled away 42-28. But the Wildcats, fighting to defend its NCAA title, used fullcourt pressure to go on a 12-4 spree behind freshman guard Kenny Wilson's seven points that cut the margin to 46-40. Big Sky RENO, Nev. (AP) Krai Ferch's 26 points and clutch free throw shooting in the final minute led an inspired Montana State team to an upset over top-seeded Northern Arizona in a Big Sky Conference basketball tournament semifinal game. Montana State, which defeated six out of seven teams competing in the tournament, scored its second straight upset behind Ferch's torrid shooting and his key steal with a minute to go and Montana State up by 5. EDNA 3191 iiai , ;. rv i IWJ It's the first time North Carolina has been knocked out in the first round of the ACC tournament since a 54-52 overtime loss to Wake Forest in 1973. The Tar Heels have lost four of their last five and dropped to 26-5. Maryland, now 18-13, got an 18-3 jump on the Tar Heels to start the second half, hitting eight of their first nine shots. From a 34-28 halftime deficit, the Terrapins raced to a 46-37 edge with 13:42 remaining. Quickly, North Carolina cut the gap to 46-41 on a pair of Steve Hale baskets. The Tar Heels whittled away until a pair of Jeff Lebo free throws with 9:11 left trimmed Maryland's i3 1 1S VM!W ' l JVJ Ay W f Georgia Tech's John Salley (20) ducks under Clemson's Michael Best and Glen McCants (21) in first half action of their ACC Tournament tilt Friday in Greensboro, N'.C. SEC LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - James Blackmon ignited a rally in the final four minutes with two baskets and a steal to set up the go-ahead score as third-ranked Kentucky edged Louisiana State 61-58 to move into the finals of the Southeastern Conference basketball tournament. Kentucky, which rode Blackmon's flurry to an 8-0 run that erased a 56-51 deficit, will meet Alabama in the title game Saturday afternoon, with the winner claiming the SEC's automatic bid to the NCAA playoffs. Alabama defeated Mississippi State 77-65 in the other semifinal. It was the 10th victory in a row for the Wildcats and their 18th consecutive over an SEC foe, but it didn't come easy. . . EC AC CORAOPOLIS, Pa. (AP) -Damari Riddick scored 25 points and sank wo foul shots with four seconds left to seal Fairleigh Dickinson's 81-77 win over Wagner in the semifinals of the ECAC Metro basketball, tournament. Continued VISD Chapa his second loss in three decisions. Cano's long shot over the left field fence came off of Chapa's first pitch in the third inning and turned out to be the winning run. Cano ended the game with three hits, two RBI and two stolen bases. RAIDER GIRLS key to the Raiders resurgence in the second half of the season. "We're really going to miss Vera next year," Dornak said. "She was the real inspirational leader on the team. That's a talent that just some people have. Though it ended too abruptly for SPRING GOLF SPECIALS Mot Graaor Tournay Woods I Irons $349.99 jimp iJvw lead to 53-51. That was as close as North Carolina would get, and Maryland then went on a run of 16-4 that raised its lead to 73-57 and put the Tar Heels out of the gamer Maryland held off North Carolina by hitting 12 of 14 free throws in the last 2:39. Keith Gatlin scored 18 and Derrick Lewis added 12 for the Terrapins. Brad Daugherty led North Carolina with 22 points, while Hale and Kenny Smith added 14 apiece. Mark Price and Duane Ferrell scored 20 points each as sixth-ranked Georgia Tech pulled away from Clemson. v ,:' - Blackmon moved across the lane to . put back Kenny Walker's missed free throw with 3:53 left to cut the lead to 56-53, and then hit a fast break layup off a steal by Winston Bennett to slice the lead to one, 3:21 from the finish. Blackmon swiped a pass 30 seconds later and Bennett put the Wildcats ahead with 2: 10 left, drilling a jumper from deep in the right corner. Bennett hit from close range off the right baseline with 1 : 13 to play before John Williams, completing a spectacular 28-point performance, trimmed the margin to one on a 14-footer for LSU with 52 seconds to play. Kentucky then ran the 45-second clock down to the limit before Roger Harden iced it on a 20-footer with eight seconds left. Metro -Fairleigh Dickinson, the tournament's top seed and defending champion, meets Marist Saturday in the title game. Terrence Bailey, the nation's leading scorer, had 20 of his 28 points in the second half . . From 1B St. Joseph managed six hits off lefthander Calistro Garcia with three Of them in iu-i UU aecuuU inning. Victoria and St. Joseph will square off in one consolation matchup at Lowe Field, with El Campo and Calhoun meeting in the other. her liking, Dornak did find plenty of enjoyment out of the season. "For me, when we started to come together as a team was gratifying," she said. "But even more gratifying was the enjoyment working with the girls. They all worked hard. They proved to be a very classy group of kids." Dunlop Mo 337-0 Woods V Irons $329.99 Mac Orogor OX Woods & Irons $ 299.99 Ram Ooldon Olrl Woods A Irons $ 249.99 Palmar Trumatlc Woods A Irons $199.99 Wilson Patty targ Woods Irons $189.99 RAM DUNLOP FOOT JOY TOUR 400 MAXM.I STA-SOF OOLF RALLS MASTIR OOIF OlOVIS . . OOLPIALLS $14.99 $16.99 $9'99 PZ. PI. I I I A. THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE, Saturday, March 8, 1986-3B Georgia Tech never trailed, but found itself in a physical and verbal war with the Tigers in the first 10 minutes. Twice in that span, members of the two teams squared off, only to be restrained by referees. But it appeared the fight went out of the Tigers when they lost an appeal on a goal-tending call midway through the period. Georgia Tech held a 25-20 edge at the time and stretched the lead to 33-24 on Fer-rell's baseline jumper with 4:04 left before halftime. Georgia Tech led 35-28 at intermission. Mark Alarie scored 22 points and Big Eight KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Tim McCalister swiped a Missouri pass and David Johnson scored on a short layup seconds later, boosting No. 15 Oklahoma to a 78-75 victory over Missouri in the first round Friday of the Big Eight post-season tournament. Missouri was clinging to a 75-74 lead when the Sooners' Anthony Bowie tipped the ball into McCalister 's hands in the final seconds. After Johnson's bucket, the Sooners iced the victory when Linwood Davis stole Dan Bingenheimer's inbounds pass with six seconds to play. McCalister was then fouled and shot two free throws for the final margin. Oklahoma.. 25-7, will meet Kansas in Saturday's semifinals. Missouri's Lynn Hardy had put the Tigers on top 75-72 with a bucket at the 1 : 23 mark, then Johnson sank two free throws to cut the margin to a point with 1:03 left. Darryl Kennedy led the Sooners with 23 points while McCalister had 17 and Johnson 16. Derrick Chievous led Missouri, 21-13, with 22 points and Bingenheimer had 16. Harvey Marshall and Bernard Day sparked Nebraska to a quick getaway and the Huskers rolled past Oklahoma State 82-75 in another first round game. Nebraska, 19-9, will take on Iowa State, 19-9, in the other semifinal Saturday. Iowa State, led by Jeff Grayer's 18 points, swamped Colorado 78-60 in the first round. Oklahoma State finished the season 15-13, its last year under Coach Paul Hansen, who had been told he will not be retained. Marshall scored six quick points as the Huskers seized a 15-2 early lead. Nebraska led 44-30 at halftime and never let the Cowboys get back in the game. All five Nebraska starters scored in double figures, led by Bernard Day's 25 points. Harvey Marshall had 14 points, Chris Logan had 13, Brian Carr 12 and John Matzke 11. Leading the Cowboys was Melvin Gilliam with 21 points. Terry Faggins had 13 for Oklahoma and Jason Manuel had 12. Oklahoma State's season ended with a 15-13 record. m 15580R13 129 99 16580R13 17580R13 WHITEWALLS 18580R13 18575R14 19575R14 149 99 WHITEWALLS A78-14 B78-13 4 FOR BLACKWALLS D78-13 E78-14 $ 4 FOR BLACKWALLS BIAS PLY 110-15 Hwy.TUWL 65 EA 69EA 13110.5015 M5 TUWL is:. 'JyiJism spearheaded a second-half rally as top-ranked Duke held off pesky Wake Forest. The eighth-seeded Demon Deacons kept the game close in the first half with a zone defense that forced Duke to shoot from the outside. Wake Forest was within 37-36 at halftime and 39-38 on Charlie Thomas' short baseline iumper with 17:37 left. Duke then fashioned a 12-4 run that expanded its lead to a comfortable 51-42 en route to improving its record to 30-2. Alarie scored six points in the surge that helped send the Blue Devils into Saturday's semifinals. PCAA INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) - Anthony Jones scored 25 points and 13th-ranked Nevada-Las Vegas pulled away midway through the second half to defeat Fullerton State 75-65 in a semifinal game of the Pacific Coast Athletic Association tournament. J With the victory, the Runnin' Rebels advance into Sunday's tournament finals where they will meet the winner of semifinal game between New Mexico State and Pacific scheduled later Saturday night. Holding a six-point lead midway through the second half, the Runnin' Rebels scored eight straight points to open a 62-48 lead with 8:11 to play. Fullerton State was unable to get within 10 points until the game's final minute. Freddie Banks had 18 points for Las Vegas, which improved its record to 30-4. Armon Gilliam added 13 points for the Runnin' Rebels. Herman Wtbster and Henry Turner each scored 15 points to lead Fullerton State, which finished the season with a 16-16 record. WAC LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Quintan Gates scored 22 points and Hernell Jackson hit clutch free throws down the stretch as Texas-El Paso held off upset-minded San Diego State 78-76 to move into the championship game of the Western Athletic Conference basketball tournament. Jackson hit six free throws in the final two minutes, 38 seconds, includ- ina ti'A iii r Vi nnlu civ connHc ramain. ing to ice the game for the Miners, who ran their record for the season to 26-5. San Diego State, which had upset WAC co-champion Utah 73-71 in the tournament quarterfinals Thursday night, ended its season at 10-19. The Miners, who shared the WAC regular season title with Utah and Wyoming, traded baskets with San Diego State throughout the first half with neither team able to move out by more than four points. UTEP held a seven-point lead early in the second half but San Diego State came back to go ahead by five with just over 10 minute remaining. The game was tied with seven minutes remaining and the two teams traded baskets up until the end. 20575R14 21575R14 20575R15 169 99 WHITEWALLS 21575R15 189 99 22575R15 23575R15 WHITEWALLS G78-15 BLACKWALLS W RADIALS 23575R15 M7STUWL 89EA. 3110.50R15 MSTUWL 99EA. Crett M PLAZA MALL I DOWN fOWH H LAURENT AIXUKM I 201 W.KIO GBAKBM II S7S-444S 373-T44 H

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